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former nba bad boy dennis rodman showing having a blast with kim jong un afterwards. rodman tells kim he has a friend for life. now, he may have friends in high places, but so some yao ming. the former superstar has been elected to the chinese people political conference that kicks off this sunday. it's a policy advisory group to the national people's congress. yao says he's accepted the role with great responsibility and he's working on submitting a proposal. he'll need a friend in high places because he's very tall. >> exactly. >> that's what i assumed it was a play on. >>> u.s. president barack obama is set to meet congressional leaders at the white house in a last minute establishment to reach a deal on the so-called sequester. what exactly does the sequester mean and why is it happening? steve liesman explains. >> today, a series of across the board federal spending cuts are set to take effect that almost no one in washington wants. but they appear powerless to avoid. known as the sequester, the cuts would reduce government spending by $58 billion this year and by 1.2 trillion over
rodman has been speaking out about his visit with kim jong un. he was asked about pyongyang's threat to destroy america and its human rights record. while rodman said he couldn't condone it, kim is a human being. meanwhile, rodman had his own message from the north korean leader for president obama. >> it is a different view. he asked me to give obama something to say and do one thing. he want obama to do one thing, call him. >> so are athletes better diplomates than politicians? they might be in d.c. at the moment. we want you to join this conversation here. >> it's not a very high bar, is it? >> no. that's the point, isn't it? it's not a high bar. everybody's approval ratings are all down. >> public approval ratings and bilateral discussions with other are two very different things. i feel like the presence of celebriti celebrities, whether or not dennis rodman realizes what they're doing, it cannot be seen as anything other than interference. >> mild irritation. do they think it's worse than that? >> i don't know. but i'm sure there's the potential for these kind of trip toes caus
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